Trail RCMP Update – May 27, 2019

On June 16, 2019, at 1:00 p.m the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP will host the Law Enforcement Torch Run in support of the Special Olympics BC.  This event is open to the public for registration.  The RCMP ask the public to join them and show their support for this worthy cause.  People of all fitness levels are welcome to come walk or run in the event.  Please see the attached poster for more details.

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Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP File # 2019-2445

On May 24, 2019, the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP responded to a call of male shooting arrows with a bow across Casino Road, in Trail, BC.  Alcohol consumption was a factor in this matter.  The RCMP spoke to a 35-year-old and a 56-year-old male who didn’t realize the potential consequences of their actions.  The males were compliant and ceased this activity after the warning from the RCMP. 

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Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP File # 2019-2453

On May 25, 2019, at 12:54 a.m. the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP conducted an investigation into the alleged impaired driving of a 44-year-old-male driver and his vehicle near the intersection of Rossland Avenue and Highway 22, in Trail, BC.   The RCMP determined that his ability to drive a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol.  The driver failed a roadside screening device breath test administered by a RCMP officer.  The driver was issued a 90-day Immediate Driving Prohibition under Section 215.43(2.1) of the BC Motor Vehicle Act and has his vehicle impounded for 30 days.

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Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP File # 2019-2463

On May 25, 2019, at 8:15 p.m. the Trail and Greater District Detachment responded to a call of a serious assault with a weapon between a 42-year-old male accused and a 24-year-old-male victim, in the 2300 block of Washington Street, in Rossland, BC.  The victim was airlifted to Kelowna General Hospital, in Kelowna, BC, in which he underwent surgery for injuries to his neck.  The victim recovered in hospital after surgery.  The two males were known to each other and the public is not believed to be in danger.     

The accused was arrested by the RCMP and will make his first appearance in Provincial Court, in Rossland, BC, on August 15, 2019, for Assault Causing Bodily Harm contrary to Section 267 of the Criminal Code.

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Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP File # 2019-2484

On May 26, 2019, at 11:01 p.m. the Trail and Greater District Detachment responded to a call of disturbance in the 2000 block of Daniel Street, in Trail, BC.  The complainant was upset that her roommate put too many towels in the dryer.  Alcohol was a factor in the dispute.  This matter was determined not to be a police matter and the parties were asked to separate from each other for the night.

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Beaver Valley May Days

The Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP conducted extra patrols and Road Safety Check Stops in Fruitvale, BC, over the course of the Beaver Valley May Days Weekend Celebration from Friday, May 24 to Sunday, May 26, 2019. 

Notable investigations stemming from the event:

Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP File # 2019-2462

On May 25, 2019, at 12:54 a.m. the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP conducted an investigation into the alleged impaired driving of a 58-year-old-male driver and his vehicle on Old Salmo Road, in Fruitvale, BC.   The RCMP determined that his ability to drive a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol.  The driver failed a roadside screening device breath test administered by a RCMP officer.  The driver was issued a 90-day Immediate Driving Prohibition under Section 215.43(2.1) of the BC Motor Vehicle Act and has his vehicle impounded for 30 days.

Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP File # 2019-2465

On May 25, 2019, at 22:14 p.m. the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP conducted an investigation into the alleged impaired driving of a 41-year-old-male driver and his vehicle near the intersection of Cedar Avenue and Columbia Gardens Road, in Fruitvale, BC.   The RCMP determined that his ability to drive a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol.  The driver failed a roadside screening device breath test administered by a RCMP officer.  The driver was issued a 90-day Immediate Driving Prohibition under Section 215.43(2.1) of the BC Motor Vehicle Act.

Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP File # 2019-2470

On May 25, 2019, at 23:17 p.m. the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP conducted an investigation into the alleged impaired driving of a 40-year-old-female driver and her vehicle on Main Street, in Fruitvale, BC.   The RCMP determined that her ability to drive a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol.  The driver failed a roadside screening device breath test administered by a RCMP officer.  The driver was issued a 90-day Immediate Driving Prohibition under Section 215.43(2.1) of the BC Motor Vehicle Act and has her vehicle impounded for 30 days.

Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP File # 2019-2474

On May 26, 2019, the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP responded to a report of a collision between a motorcycle and SUV vehicle on Columbia Gardens Road, in Fruitvale, BC.  The 44-year-old motorcyclist had allegedly crossed the center line of the roadway and collided with the SUV being driven by a 57-year-old male.  The motorcyclist was taken to the Kelowna General Hospital, in Kelowna, BC, to be treated for his injuries.  His status is currently unknown.

On May 26, 2019, the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP responded to a report of a collision between a motorcycle and SUV vehicle on Columbia Gardens Road, in Fruitvale, BC.  The 44-year-old motorcyclist had allegedly crossed the center line of the roadway and collided with the SUV being driven by a 57-year-old male.  The motorcyclist was taken to the Kelowna General Hospital, in Kelowna, BC, to be treated for his injuries.  His status is currently unknown.

The RCMP continue to investigate this matter to determine what factors lead the motorcycle to allegedly crossing the centre line of the roadway and hit the SUV.

Do you have any information to share or questions to ask of the Trail RCMP on these or any other matter contact our contact:

Sergeant Mike Wicentowich
NCO i/c Trail Detachment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) / Government of Canada
mike.wicentowich @ rcmp-grc.gc.ca (to restore the email address just remove the spaces before and after the @)
Tel: 250-368-2180 / Cel: 250-231-1704 / Fax: 250-364-1453

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